- a secret society organized in Naples, Italy, c. 1820, which became notorious for terror, blackmail, and violence
- any secret society like this
Origin of CamorraItalian ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Sp, quarrel, dispute ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- A Neapolitan secret society organized about 1820, notorious for practicing violence and blackmail.
- camorra An unscrupulous, clandestine group.
Origin of CamorraItalian, perhaps from camorra, a kind of smock, said to have been worn by members of the society.